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, l.g. and samsung talk about 4k televisions. give it a little time, and we'll all call it a better, sharper picture. in a thinner package, this tv is super thin with a slightly curved screen so everyone can see better. >> that's the best part when you bring in that five-degree curve. open the room up for the entire audience that's there. there's not a bad seat anywhere. >> reporter: another trend, greener tv sets. scoring higher ratings with environmentalist. >>. the whole manufacturing process from supply to they say like from trade told tracradle to cr designers consider, it the engineers consider it, and we make sure that everything that is easy to recycle, easy to take apart. >> big screens, big shows. but in the big picture, the tv-making industry is getting a little thin. we want to focus now on one gigantic global company making big inroads in the bay area. it's building new offices and hiring in silicon valley, not to mention its world-famous battle with apple. here's how samsung wants to be the next big player in the consumer electronics industry. with somewhere close to 1
one company specifically targeting the bay area, samsung, building and hiring in silicon valley as we speak, and as you know, giving apple's iphone a run for its mobile money. but samsung has a much larger plan than just phones. it wants to be all over your house. >> the thing about this refrigerator is our system. >> reporter: like this refrigerator. not merely used to keep things cool. also used to keep you informed. >> our new refrigerator has a screen on it. you can use it as a baby monitor. maybe you want to look up recipes or listen to pandora while you're cooking. all that can be done. >> reporter: and while the company gave us a sneak peek into its next-generation mouse which you'll control with hand gestures, it also fired up its newest vacuum cleaner because when you think about devices communicating with wi-fi, you undoubtedly think about your vacuum cleaner, right? >> our new vacuum cleaner does have a camera on it. and you can control it from your samsung smartphone. so when someone spills the chips at my house, nobody get up. i'll just have the vacuum come out and we'll
significantly. so why fewer iphones? well, perhaps increased competition from samsung. samsung, after all, offers all kinds of different phones. but apple offers just one. cnet speculates maybe apple is just too mainstream these days. it's the phone of the parents instead of the cool teen babysitter. >>> shares in facebook quietly gaining. the company has a press conference tomorrow morning. we don't know what it's going to be about just yet. perhaps some new news on mobile advertising. but facebook stock has quietly turned itself around. it opened this morning at $31 a share. that's a six-month high. and deutsche bank gave it an upgrade, as well. we'll find out more tomorrow. back to you. >> scott, thank you very much. >>> it's been announced today, toyota was the world's top-selling automaker of 2012. the car company selling more than 9.7 million cars and trucks worldwide last year. general motors, which was the top automaker in 2011 sold just under 9.3 million vehicles, still pretty good. both companies seeing higher sales. but toyota's growth was larger, due in part to sales of its ve
told californians that a new samsung r&d facility in north san jose will bringing in 5,000 new jobs. so let's go deeper here. samsung's original announcement back in august said the company's total investment and number of hires in san jose wasn't determined at that point. so today we confirmed with samsung, we called them up. they have not announced the number of jobs eat either meaning governor brown is using yet another figure that can't be backed up by data. i'm sam brock. that is today's reality check. >> a single protester interrupted the confirmation hearing for senator john kerry today. kerry is expected -- >> i'm tired. >> theresley is, kerry is expected to replace hockey as secretary of state. the interruption came just as he finished his prepared remarks to the senate foreign relations committee. he handled the protest by alluding to his own time as an anti-war activist. >> when i first came to washington and testified, i obviously was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about. so i respect
smartphone shipments came from apple compared to samsung's 31%. fisher price is recalling about 800,000 rock and play sleepers due to the risk of mold exposure. early birds will have to wait for their tax returns this year. the irs announced it will not begin taking 2012 filings until january 30th, more than a week later than usual. that's due to delays tied to the fiscal cliff deal. meanwhile, you may have heard about an idea getting some currency shall we say online that could solve the nation's latest fiscal crisis, the debt ceiling. a white house petition to mint trillion dollar platinum coins has gotten nearly 7,000 signatures in one week. now it's estimated here a coin really worth a trillion dollars would be the size of a solid platinum 747. by weight of course. on the other hand if you want to go broke in the new year one new york restaurant has a four course meal priced at $2,013. it comes with two pounds of lobster, truffle, wine and a limited edition versaci plate. heading down under, the name under the golden arches will not be mcdonald's. in honor of australia day it will be cha
and it may never be the same. t-mobile handing out samsung galaxy smartphones to major league teams to replace the handset and the cord. and since the call to the bullpen itself is sponsored these days, and seemingly everything in baseball is sponsored these days, they couldn't pass up this opportunity to step boldly into the cordless future. >>> finally, the headline on the forbes website is scary. it reads, doom's day astroid bigger than expected. they're talking about a football-field-sized astroid called 99942 apophis, and while it will pass by tonight, when it comes back in the year 2029, it will pass so close, just over 30,000 miles, it's going to be visible in broad daylight. >>> we're back after a break with our making a difference report. big crowds, a big surprise for a family finally getting to go home after so much loss. >>> making a difference. brought to you by pfizer. >>> time now for our "making a difference" report. more than 70 days now since hurricane sandy, still a lot of this region is in the dark with so many homes destroyed, condemned or not near ready to be l
generation smartphones. but sales figures say it's fallen behind samsung. possibly even lg worldwide. meanwhile, a federal judge says apple's ceo tim cook will have to testify about allegations apple entered a secret agreement with other tech companies not to steal each other's employees some years ago. this morning the former head of palm told reuterses that then-apple ceo steve jobs actually threatened to hit palm with expensive patent suits if it kept hiring apple executives. it's easy to forget it wasn't that long ago palm actually worried apple. they were very early to smartphones and nabbed a number of very talented apple leaders. back to you. >> scott mcgrew, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> first came the fire and then the ice. >> that's right. this is what the weather caused. a chicago warehouse gutted by flames now just looks like an ice castle. it was so cold when firefighters were dousing the abandoned warehouse with water and it turned into ice instantly. this happened last night in chicago. a five-alarm fire ripping through the building. temperatures dipping to a
as increased competition from other companies like samsung. apple shares hit an all-time high of 705 when the iphone 5 was released. they have since lost about a quarter of their value. apple stock has lost 7% in just the last three sessions. >>> we have breaking international news now with a local impact. the 787 dreamliner is now grounded. the entire fleet of the 787 dreamliner is being grounded after a plane had to make emergency landing this afternoon in japan. no one was hurt in the latest incident. in the last if you weeks the 787 have experienced a wide variety of problems. in july debris falling from the engine of a 787 on a runway in south carolina started a fire that led to the airport being temporary shutdown. in september, the ntsb made two urgent safety recommendations to fix general electric engines which are used in dreamliners and other planes. ge, a part owner of nbc. last month united airliners dreamliner traveling from houston to new jersey made an emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just last friday an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to
're showing off organic light emitting diodes, lg and samsung talk about 4k television. give it time and we'll all call it a better package. this tv is super thin with the slightly curved screen so everyone can see better. >> that's the best part with the five-degree curve. it opens it up for the audience. there's not a bad seat in the house anywhere. >> reporter: another trend, greener tv sets. scoring higher ratings with environmentalists. >> the whole manufacturing process from supplies to -- from cradle to cradle. from beginning to end. the designers considerate it, the engineers consider it and we make sure everything is easy to recycle, easy to take apart. >> reporter: big screen, big show. in the big picture,he tv making industry is getting a little thin. all right. thin and big. we also have a lot of smaller gadgets that don't get a whole lot of attention but they're cool. this you attach to your bicycle. you pedal and it generates energy. we have a lot of ultra books. you still see a lot of these hybrid laptop/tablet computers. this is a digital scale. it actually connects to your
. >> samsung. >> next thing, man. >> reporter: turns out wall street is also wondering about apple. apple stock now at $502, has dropped $200 since september. it came after "the wall street journal" reported that apple cut orders for parts on its iphone 5 because of weaker than expected demand. >> we look at it as a bit of a letdown, obviously. it's not great that this has happened. we thought this device would be the biggest seller. >> reporter: apple is declining to comment ahead of its earnings due out in ten days. it was just 15 months ago the founder and ceo steve jobs died but apple's current ceo, tim cook, was defiantly confident in a recent interview with nbc's brian williams. >> don't bet against us, brian. don't bet against us. we are constantly innovating, we are constantly looking around the corner. we constantly want to make the world's best products. >> reporter: it is a very tough field. ask blackberry. the shelf life for anything tech cool is about three to six months and globally samsung is expected to sell more smart phones this year than apple. cnbc's tech reporter john forte
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phone and samsung's whole line of smartphones. president obama with a blackberry is more an exception. his daughters and their iphones are now the rule. for many holdouts, the attraction of the old blackberry was the keypad. they have been reluctant to give it up for touchscreens. in nbc news, this are plenty of holdouts. this is the nerve center of "nightly news." a blackberry there. one puns with an iphone in the corner. the anchor and managing editor, he uses both. >> i would like to, like the reese's peanut butter commercial, combine these two devices. >> reporter: turns out using both isn't uncommon. >> i use both of them interchangeably. sometimes a matter of which one i can find in my purse. >> reporter: nbc luck russert found a lot of dual users on capitol hill. >> reporter: how long have you had your blackberry? >> probably 10 years an iphone about five. >> reporter: why do you hold on to both of them? >> the iphone personal and blackberry for work because the iphone can't handle a high volume of e-mail when it's time sensitive. >> reporter: blackberry says it has the solution, the same rel
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in the desert this is our flood phone. samsung flood phone. >> reporter: those friends, those volunteers worked so hard and got so dirty in the cleanup, they got nicknamed the mud army. you can bet blah toons of them back in action this afternoon the platoon of volunteers. it will be a massive cleanup. >> thank you so much. >>> now here is matt. >>> savannah thank you. president obama hits the road to talk about immigration reform. the trip comes a day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their plan for dealing with the roughly 11 million undocumented people living here in the united states. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker with more. good morning. >> matt, good morning. president obama will give new details to the policies he first mapped out two years ago, and he will call on congress to pass on an immigration reform bill quickly. >> everybody in? >> reporter: president obama putting the spotlight on immigration reform today. a campaign promise echoed in his inaugural address. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful imm
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